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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Quintus

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  • According to a user from China, the name Quintus is of Irish origin and means "The fifth-born.".

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Notable Persons Named Quintus

Horace is a lyric poetry soldier, scriba (ancient rome), and poet. Horace was given the name Quintus Horatius Flaccus in Venosa.


Quintus Curtius Rufus is a historian. He was most active from 1 to 1.


Quintus Naevius Cordus Sutorius Macro is a military person. His military service ended in 31.


Quintus Valerius Pompey is a fictional character.


His military service ended in 191. Quintus was born in Sfax. He died in 193.


Quintus Caecilius Iucundus is a student.


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Popularity of Quintus as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Quintus U.S.
  White 95.50% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.15% 16.26%

Of Last Name Quintus

People with the last name Quintus are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Quintus

  • How Popular is the name Quintus? Quintus is the 18,260th most popular name of all time. As a last name Quintus was the 84,463rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Quintus have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 412 babies born with the first name Quintus in the United States. That's more than enough people named Quintus to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Quintus? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Quintus first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Quintus is Monday, September 12th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Quintus born? The highest recorded use of the first name Quintus was in 2012 with a total of 31 babies.
  • Random Quintus Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Quintus is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Quintus: Your name in reverse order is Sutniuq. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Usntiuq. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Quintus? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 222 people with the last name Quintus.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Quintus? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Quintus as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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